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PBS
May 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, it is no wonder that president obama is talking about trade. dodge the war on drugs has killed tens of thousands of people, especially along this border. the country's time -- is trying to present a new image, a good place to do business. and for factory owners targeting america, it is the place to be. dodge the medical supplies likeny makes things support, made in mexico. rate has dropped, but the police chief still needs 10 bodyguards and rarely walks the streets. he is on the drug cartel's hit list. them, we fight against have every day to fight very hard against them. continue with that entitlement. playing a teamre from brazil. mexico's economic growth is twice that of their heavyweight opponent. but not much of the president can do to improve the country's performance. more on relations between the u.s. and mexico, i'm joined from new york, author of two nations, indivisible. me.ks very much for joining president obama start his trip to mexico and you have written a graeat op-ed. the idea that mexico is no longer a poor country but americans still see it that way? >> we think about mexico
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 2:00pm EDT
the biggest names in politics and hollywood. the featured speakers, president obama and talk show host conan o'brien. we'll have it live for you starting with the red carpet arrivals. we'll also show you some of the ctivities going around the district today. we're going to look at some of the speechers from past correspondence dinners. we'll start with 1993, that was the first year that c-span broadcasted the event, the speaker was elayne booler. >> thank you, thank you, mr. mrs. clinton. thank you for coming. i'm so grateful to have opportunity to entertain you since you have entertained me on c-span so many times. i love c-span. it is like lawmakers in their natural habitat. it is like wild kingdom but with congressman. now a debate on wheat. [laughter] trying to get my cards -- i never work with cards. this is incredible to be here. i was raised in brooklyn, new york in a lower class -- thank you. a predominantly jewish family and this room is slightly less ornate than may parents' dining room. i went to the beauty shop and got my hair trimmed and i went to the barber and had my legs shaved
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2013 10:30pm EDT
of the holocaust museum. after that, president obama talks about investing in science innovation. later, another chance to see first ladies including eliza johnson wife of andrew johnson. former president bill clinton spoke monday at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum in washington dc this is just over an hour. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome today's honored speakers, the director of the holocaust museum. tom bernstein, chair of the holocaust museum. lisa zaid, a granddaughter of four holocaust survivors. world war ii veteran scottie. the founding chairman of the united states holocaust memorial museum. [applause] and president bill clinton, founder of the clinton foundation and 42nd president of [applause] states. please rise for the army flags. ♪ >> the second infantry division and 82nd airborne division. the fourth infantry division and. the eighth infantry division and [applause]ed division. the 26th infantry division and 12th armored division. [applause] the 29th infantry division and 11th armored division. [applause] the 30th infantry division and 10th
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 3:00am PDT
? >> doing all right. your lead story talking about president obama's et putti house democrats in a tough spot. how is that helping? >> health care's become a problem in general for democrats right now if you think about it in two different areas. one, the budget that the president put forward does go after entitlement spending in a specific way which you talk about a lot on this show. for house democrats, they feel like running off the election that complicates their lives because they like to attack republicans for trying to reduce spending on entitlement programs. that's one box. there's a new poll out this morning by the kaiser foundation that shows that support for the obama health care law has dropped eight points. it's now at about 34%. and you saw in the debate last night where she was distancing herself from the obama health care law. i think there's a lot of democrats worried that the implementation has been very difficult, unpopular, particularly for small business owners and it could be very problematic for them in off-year elections, much like it was in 2010. >> i read a "wal
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT
at about 10:00 eastern. up next, we will take you to the 50 minute news conference, president obama talking to the news reporters in the press room. president obama: hello, everybody. hello. good afternoon -- or good morning, everybody. i am here to answer questions in honor of ed henry, as he wraps up his tenure as president of the white house correspondents' association. ed, because of that, you get the first question. congratulations. >> thank you, sir. i really appreciate that. and i hope we can go back to business and being mad at each other in a little bit. president obama: i'm not mad at you. >> ok. thank you. i appreciate it. president obama: you may be mad at me. [laughter] >> i'm not. [laughter] a couple questions on national security. on syria, you said that the red line was not just about chemical weapons being used but being spread, and it was a game changer, seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be suggesting that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you don't take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors of that terror
Current
May 1, 2013 6:00am PDT
took it to maureen dowd. charlie pierce and i talked about how irritating this article was. obama took note of a column by maureen dowd who criticized the white house for not deploying pitbull legislative aides to depict votes liking michael douglas did in the movie the american president. no one likes the world to be more like the american president than me. >> we don't know the difference. >> stephanie: exactly my point, jim. obama joked michael what's your secret? could it be you were an actor in an alan sorkin liberal fantasy? [ applause ] thank you. we talk to hot brie, melissa fitzgerald about this. some people go oh, why isn't it like the west wing? because it's not written by alan sorkin. republicans don't get their lines from alan sorkin. they're douche nozzles. 45 minutes after the hour. i'm in a state today. >> are you! you need some smelling salts and a fainting couch? >> stephanie: i haven't even gotten started on the plan b thing. 45 minutes after the hour. right back on "the stephanie miller show." >> this is the dirtiest show -- [ laughter ] >> i have ever been on in al
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 11:00am EDT
. that is what president obama is talking about. i will continue working with congress to pursue the proposal the president put forward in his budget, a proposal that is fully paid for. today's report emphasizes that when it comes too early education, quality does matter. that quality means more than just learning number and the abc's. it means children get the nutrition and preventive care they need to stay healthy, building social and emotional skills, engaging parents to make sure they are nurturing their children's day development. over the last four years, we have pursued an historic effort to raise the bar on early education. we have had an unprecedented an incredible cooperation with the department of education. that includes the race to the top early learning challenge and a range of staffers in the head start program, including sharing best practices on training and for economic and making sure finding competition goes to the strongest sentence. as of this report shows, we have more work to do in that area. we have come a long way in the next decade. we are committed to doing what we
Current
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
. >> obama: jason collins, i had to chance to talk to him yesterday. seems like a terrific young man. and i told him i couldn't be prouder of him. >> john: joining us now is the only straight guy i wanted to talk about this story since it was announced, the one the only sports editor for the nation, dave zirin. >> great to be here, john. >> john: great to have you. dave, how would you grade the overall reaction to jason collins' announcement and what stands out to you the most? >> oh, my goodness. a triple plus as a grade. it is like legendary rock group jesus jones said, i feel like the sports world is wake up to history, right here, right now. if you ever wanted a story that brought together chelsea clinton, kobe bryant and the rock, this is it! that's what makes this so special. yes, you have jason collins coming out of the closet and make history. yes, we finally can say that an active male athlete has come out of the closet in a north american sport finally after all of these years after all of the waiting on the edge of our collective seats. but beyond all of that, what we've seen is
PBS
May 2, 2013 5:30pm PDT
-the- counter to women and girls of all ages. but the obama administration is now appealing that decision. >> woodruff: ray suarez reports on iraq's bloody april with bombs and other attacks killing more than 700 people, raising fears of a sectarian civil war. >> brown: we talk to google's eric schmidt and jared cohen about the intersection of technology and democracy and the promise and pitfalls of the new digital age. >> privacy becomes more important in this new interconnected world because we need privacy, we all-- everyone wants it and i think you're going to have to fight for it. >> woodruff: and we close with a surprising archeological find in jamestown that tells a bleak story of the early colonists' struggle with starvation. >> from my experience working with prehistoric skeletons, this is absolutely consistent with what we see with cannibalism and those type of cases. >> brown: that's all ahead. on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> more than two years
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
fundraiser saying it seems like nothing is enough to make president obama reconsider unyielding support for planned parenthood. joining me now radio talk show host thank you. you have written about this case and talked a lot about it. you recently wrote about the media coverage. you have some organizations who tried to put the media in the box saying they are ignoring the trial as a bias. what is your take here? >> i don't see it. the trial is now in its seventh week and took until about mid stream until the national media started to kick in. what i think is significant is if there was ignorance of the case from the left there was equal ignorance of the case from the right. it is not as if conservative outlets were here in philadelphia and covering it to the exclusion of more liberal outlets. i think it is illogical to believe that the case is a poor reflection of legal abortion in america because allegedly and of course the jury is about to get the case, this man flouted the law. so he ignored whatever the law was. and frankly i think there is a differing argument which says if restric
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
, almost half, were not aware that obama care is actually on the books. >>> finally, i'm going to be talking later about last night's great south carolina congressional debate between mark sanford and elizabeth colbert-busch. a little preview right now. apparently sanford had unfinished business after debating, if you will, this cardboard cutout of nancy pelosi, house minority leader, on a street corner last week. >> nancy pelosi is running hundreds of thousands of dollars in ads. this is an important point. with all due respect to nancy pelosi, whose name i will raise again, these increasing taxes that pelosi and friends oftentimes are trying to level on them, nancy pelosi's pac, whose voice will be carried? will it be nancy pelosi's voice? >> is nancy pelosi running in south carolina? sanford mentioned pelosi over a half dozen times in that debate. we showed you most of it. we'll get back to that later. >>> up next, the gun vote backlash. senators who voted against background checks are paying for it in the polling out there. that's ahead. you're watching "hardball." the plac
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 3:00am PDT
as he has through the presidency between issues and crises not of his choice, obama seemed like a spectator as if he resigned himself to a reactive presidency. we have always talked about the thunder heads in congress. >> even when you were there. >> the exception. >> can i correct you? especially when i was there. there were more thunder heads per square inch. >> i covered congress before you, joe, it was even worse then. >> we are at a strange point where the president is not even six months into his second term and he already looks like a lame duck to many people who are top analyst. >> this is a familiar pattern sometimes in second terms but if you look back at six months and where barack obama thought he might be today, i hate to use this analogy but he is like my washington nationals. expectations are pretty high and barely keeping his head above water. i agree with sam's examples but the sequestration itself -- >> isn't it fascinating, al? i remember a lot of us talking to the president before and talking to president's people, they really believed that the re-election wo
Current
Apr 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. . >> john: good evening, president obama held a press conference today where he made a strong forceful statement that he might possibly conceivably close down guantanamo bay prison maybe, perhaps, one of these days, we'll see. it could happen. while, according to the neocons president obama is a weak leader because the man just doesn't have the will to turn syria into a full-blown american military quagmire. jason collins came out as gay and is receiving warm wishes of support from most americans, in other words our country has never been more immoral. hey, today's the birthday of oscar winning filmmaker james campion,
MSNBC
May 2, 2013 4:00pm PDT
how much president obama can intervene in the battles inside the republican party. what he can do is use executive powers, bully pulpit and veto pen -- >> let's talk about the constitution we all grew up. we're about the same age. i was telling this to our producers today, younger than me, a lot of them. the constitution doesn't guarantee the united states senate represents the american people. it represents the states. if you look at a map of the united states, most of the map physically is republican and conservative. it's rural. it's vast spaces in the south. and especially in the rocky mountain west. >> yep. >> all that space is represented in many cases by republican senators. >> right. >> who are pro gun. >> right. >> when you go to have a vote, 90% of the country wants background checks expanded. the senate goes the other direction. you go, whoa, it could be because the senate is representing land. you're laughing. the people out there in big cities go, what happened to my vote? my vote doesn't count as much as the guy living in utah. senators of new york and california rep
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am EDT
subsidies. we will talk about the gop agenda in congress including the budget and health care. at 9:15, the fact of sequestration cut on food safety. in washington today president obama, who will be joined by vice president biden, will announce new employment opportunities for veterans. live coverage today on c-span3 of around 1150 eastern time. released today found that prepaid funding is at the lowest level in a decade. state ofor called it a " emergency." what is the quality of education in your community?
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 8:00pm EDT
the term that president obama and unions use. so dpaif talked about the neutrality agreement. it wasn't neutrality agreement. it gave the information to the unions. it fobbing away the right to a secret ballot. the employee free choice act. it's not free choice. that would have taken away the right to a secret ballot and imposed mandatory arbitration, mandatory arbitration on our unions and firms. finally official time i wrote an article about official time in today's clear market.com. official time is time that government workers spend not working for the government, but working for their union. there are 35 people at the department of transportation when spend all their days, not doing anything for the federal government but only working for the union. 17 much these are air traffic controllers. 16 of these air traffic controllers are being paid six figure salvation army. for some reason, it's called official time. george would have loved it. he would have loved dave's book. which you should buy. thank you for inviting me. [applause] >> let me start off, dave, ynt tell you how import
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to the president. we talked to the winners and why president obama should make it his priority. >> he was actually unemployed and going through the process of unemployment. i thought he would be a good subject to follow. i followed his life. >> at the time, i had a introduction to law course. there was a double standard for those under 18 years old and those over. . was into children's rights i realized we do not have a say in the creation of the debt, but we are going to just a -- we're going to take it off. -- pay it off. -- they were not very excited about the prospect. after i had explained it to them, they kind of caught on. while researching, we decided we should add high-speed rail. that was very important. >> more from the top three student winners on saturday morning. >> president obama is on a three-day trip to latin america. this morning in mexico city, he spoke for group of students. >> he spite all of the values that we should -- despite the values we share, our attitudes sometimes are trapped in old stereotypes. some americans always say to mexico is depicted in sensational headlines
CNN
May 2, 2013 8:00pm PDT
-year-olds. the only time they talk, the only solution is more funds. only if the 2-year-old were armed, that would be a better solution? this is crazy. >> it's easy for obama and his friends who get big contributions to look the other way at the true marketer of guns to minors. >> thanks very much to both of you. i appreciate it. obviously a conversation that will continue. >> every night, we take a look outside the day's top stories. today, reese witherspoon found herself in trouble. including saying do you know who i am? this morning, she made her first public statement about the incident on good morning america. >> it's one of those nights. we went out to dinner in atlanta and had one too many glasses of wine and thought we were fine to drive and we were absolutely not. i saw him arresting my husband and i literally panicked. we are taking responsibility and doing everything in our power to make it right. >> now, that is an apology. you can't defend her behavior, but that is the way an apology should be. everyone needs to say sorry, you can learn something from reese, including, perhaps, these
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
. >> it is great to be on the show to talk about this. i want to paraphrase the group and say i feel like i'll watching the sports world wake up from history. you mentioned president obama. i'm glad he is evolved to the point where he can congratulate jason collins on this. i'm more impressed with people like kobe bryant and the rock coming out in support of jason collins. these are people who had actual instances of homophobia in years past. the fact they've come forward to support him. >> let me play what the president said earlier today. let's listen in. >> i had a chance to talk to him yesterday. he seems like a terrific young man. and i told him i could not be prouder of him. one of the extraordinary measures of progress that we've seen in this country has been the recognition that lgbt community deserves full equality. >> you know, dave, in your piece when you refer to it as the most influential citadel of homophobia, meaning the locker room, when you look at players a lot younger than you and i, do peel like yourself put on a more critical viewpoint, that these young people, we see t
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 2:00pm EDT
in to make sure you have productive work you want to find. host: let me talk about employment targets and where the administration would like to be of this point. bernstein rights today in "the new york times." how the obama maladministration want to get this employment rate to. >> their responsibility for achieving full employment rests with the administration. they want to create jobs. but it also rests with the federal reserve and that is where you really have seen unemployment targeting take place. i don't think there's anyone in the world who would say we don't want to see full employment. we don't want people who want a job not to have a job. the question is, what is full employment and that is hotly debated. it is not clear exactly what that number would be. it is not zero. there will always be people in transition or not in the labour force. is it 5%? that is extraordinarily low. is it 5.5%? is it 6%? there is a big debate about that. the federal reserve has said its unemployment target is 6.5%. that is the number where it will say they will keep interest rates low until the e
FOX News
May 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
. it is profoundly unpopular he refuses to talk about it. he didn't talk about it during the presidential race. he still is not talking about. this law was passed three years ago. this federal government under president obama had three years to put in place what doug referred to. none of it is ready to go. by the way they're spending $30 million of taxpayer money on pr to try to sell it to the skeptical public. when reid says we have to spend more money to implement it, maybe some of that $30 million should go into instead of trying to sell it back to us. martha: we're starting to get inkling of this on the campaign trail, doug and what it will mean in the midterms. looking at south carolina race, you have elizabeth colbert busch, in a debate with mark sanford. said it is extremely problem matic. it is expensive. $500 billion more than it was. democrats keeping this at arm's length in this election. >> what monica said, is exactly right. it is unpopular. beyond being unpopular, you would expect a democratic president who wanted to you can successfully implement it would not blame the republicans a
FOX News
May 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
there was a four-term president, franklin dell del delano rows volt and you say this president has talked about himself like that. >> presidents cannot keep the world as arm's length. barack obama is trying to prevent himself from getting entangled in anything whether it's syria, the middle east or north korea. as fdr discovered, bill clinton, george w. bush. enrich adder nixon, the president of the united states has got to be engaged in the affairs of the world or the world begins to become destabilized. jon: that's why in syria red lines become a little fuzzy? >> red lines become a little fuzzy. i don't think the argument here is that the united states has to, you know, get involved in syria with troops on the ground, but i think the united states has to be more heavily involved in what is going on in syria and in the mideast right now than we have been so far because the region is beginning to spin out of control. jon: daniel henninger,ed toker kwral page editor at the "wall street journal." thank you. jenna: it was known as a might nare cruise. passengers on the carnival triumph strand -d f
CSPAN
May 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
support to pull the rest of the world world.r to bring host: if you like to call and talk with nicholas burn, here are the numbers. host: let's listen to president obama speaking yesterday about this very issue. [video clip] >> i have invested in trying to bring about a solution inside of syria. obviously, there are options that are available that are on the shelf right now that we have not deployed. that's a spectrum of options. as early as last year i asked the pentagon, our military, our intelligence officials to prepare for me what options might be available. i won't go into details of what the options might be but you'll clearly -- that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of international community, our alley lies and the united states and that means and this that means there are some options that we might not other exercise that we would strongly consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday. u.p.i. has a story saying that the president is close to deciding in giving aid to the syria rebels and will make a decision within weeks. what would arming
Current
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
of the facts. >> good morning, everybody. today marks the 100th day of the president's second term. he talked about why it's important that the united states has all of the facts before it takes action. >> obama: what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria, but we don't know how they were used, when they were used who used them. we don't have a chain of custody that establishes what exactly happened. >> we'll have more as the press conference continues. elizabeth colbert-busch had no problem going after governor mark sanford last night their debate. now the house majority pac is out with a new tv ad reminding voters of mark sanford's bad behavior. >> i used to be my mark sanford but not anymore. he skipped town to be with his mistress on father's day. >> he paid $75,000 to settle charges that he used money for personal travel. there are three republicans and two democrats on the ballot to replace kerry. state officials think voter turnout unfortunately is going to be low we're going to continue to keep an eye on the president's ne
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
searched on monday and tuesday of this week. during that search, reporters had a chance to talk to him. he said he had nothing to do with those ricin-laced letters that were sent to president obama and to members of congress. he said he was being framed, eventual essentially, by the first person arrested. here is what he had to say. >> i have nothing to do with those letters the person accused of sending those letters, her defense attorney or his defense attorney said -- steered them in my direction because i was probably an easy target. >> reporter: now we do know that dutschke is known to authorities, the mugshot we are showing you, craig is from a prior arrest. if convicted, he faces life in prison. these are very serious charges. white house officials tell me that president obama has been made aware of this arrest. at this point, they are not releasing any other reaction. this all started in the dates after the boston bombing. that is when these ricin-laced letters were intercepted at an offsite mail facility. so they never got close to president obama or to members of congress. obviou
CSPAN
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
one of the important things that he has been working on that we will talk about today is the work of the new atrocity prevention board and the commitment of the obama administration to try to prevent atrocity. i also think it's relevant that tony also has a very strong personal commitment to issues of holocausholocaus t memory that probably for a variety of reasons also stems from the fact that his stepfather is a very prominent holocaust survivor, samuel, survived auschwitz and became a very distinguished french jurist after that. so i thought that we might just start our talk today, before give them an opportunity, i want to show you a video clip we have of one of our survivor volunteers who, this is messy who survived auschwitz and she talked a little bit about the connection can her own connection of the story of the current they genocide. dana, do we have that video to show? >> although i was in france and i knew what was happening in darfur, but that woman standing there and saying in broken english, how she succeeded, how she came here. i thought to myself, it sounds like m
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
confirmation. tonight obama will get a news conference. that is tonight at 8:00. we will follow that with your phone calls and comments. at nine of, supreme court justice clarence thomas spoke , talking aboutts race in america. that is at 9 p.m. eastern on c- span. president bill clinton spoke at georgetown university today. he reflected on his time in office and his postpresidential career. he president -- he graduated from georgetown. he was introduced by the school's president. [cheers and applause] >> good morning. it is my pleasure merrill lynch to welcome you all here today -- it is my pleasure to welcome you all here today. this marks the beginning of a journey we will take together over the course of the coming years to learn from one of the most accomplished global leaders of our time and someone we are proud to call a son of georgetown. [cheers and applause] president clinton, it is an honor to welcome you back to the hilltop. we are grateful for your contributions to our community throughout the decades and for the extraordinary impact you have had throughout our nation and our worl
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